Aristide wants to return - New Passport Denied

News - January 18 2011, 7:07 PM

Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the former Haitian president who was ousted in a 2004 coup and now lives in exile in South Africa, says he wants to return to his country:

''As far as we are concerned, we are ready to leave today, tomorrow, at any time to join the people of Haiti, share in their suffering, help rebuild the country, moving from misery to poverty with dignity,'' said Aristide

His wife Mildred next to him, eyes downcast, twisting a handkerchief.

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